pressure-reducing valve


pressure-reducing valve
A device that reduces the pressure of fluids from a high value to a fixed lower value.

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  • Reducing pipe fitting — Reducing Re*du cing (r?*d? s?ng), a & n. from {Reduce}. [1913 Webster] {Reducing furnace} (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores. {Reducing pipe fitting}, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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